SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – The San Francisco Bulls Professional Hockey Team, proud affiliate of the San Jose Sharks, announced today that they have sent forward Alex Tuckerman and defenseman Martin Lee to the Utah Grizzlies in exchange for Bryan Cameron–who will be reassigned by the Calgary Flames on Thursday from Utah to the Bulls–and future considerations. Cameron is expected to join the Bulls in Idaho on Friday for the start of their six-game road trip.
Cameron, 23, ranks second on the Utah Grizzlies with 38 points (15 goals, 23 assists) in 47 games. He is in his third year of professional hockey. Originally drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in third round of the 2007 NHL Entry draft, the Brampton, Ontario native spent most of the 2010-11 season with the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League. There, he produced 15 points (6 goals, 9 assists) in 60 games. Cameron has amassed 53 points in 71 total ECHL games between the Grizzles and Victoria Salmon Kings. Prior to turning pro, Cameron totaled 324 points (184 goals, 140 assists) in 320 games in the Ontario Hockey League with the Belleville Bulls and Barrie Colts.
Tuckerman, in his first year of professional hockey has 14 points (5 goals, 9 assists) in 37 games. Lee, also in his first pro year, recorded no points in eight games with the Bulls.
The Bulls will take off for a six-game road trip, during which they will face the Idaho Steelheads, Utah Grizzlies, Colorado Eagles, and Las Vegas Wranglers before returning home March 6 to host the Alaska Aces. Follow the games on KNBR.com and AmericaOneSports.com.
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About the ECHL
The ECHL began in 1988-89 with five teams in four states. Today, the league has 23 teams in 16 states. The ECHL celebrates its 25th Anniversary in 2012-13 and is the third-longest tenured professional hockey league behind only the National Hockey League and the American Hockey League. The ECHL has had 234 players reach the NHL over the last seven seasons. It’s the primary developmental league for the NHL and the AHL. On opening day of the 2011-12, 83 former ECHL players were on NHL rosters. The ECHL teams are divided into the Eastern Conference and the Western Conference. All teams play a 72-game schedule. For more information please visit http://www.echl.com/